British soldier movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british soldier movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with british soldier, soldier, british army, violence, battles, combat, horse, battle, escapades and gun plots mostly in War, Drama and History genres shot in UK, USA, Canada and other countries.
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british soldier movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as british soldier: Sharpe's Enemy (1994), Sharpe's Siege (1996), 1917 (2019), Theeb (2014), Sharpe's Peril (2008), Sharpe's Challenge (2006), Another Country (1984), The McKenzie Break (1970), The Longest Day (1962), The Story of Adele H (1975).

List of british soldier movies

Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: military, soldier, heroes, british soldier, captivity, confined, daring rescue, war, heroic mission, crimes, kidnapping, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
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Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: siege, battles, napoleonic wars, heroes, castle, british soldier, military life, danger, adventure, woman in danger, heroic mission, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, factual, harsh ...
Plot: anti war, british army, politics, heroes, battles, british empire, british history, war, british soldier, queen victoria, massacre, military life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: russia, england, europe, istanbul turkey, turkey ...
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 8.3
 312K
1917 (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, soldier, british army, race against time, british soldier, pursuit, british military, behind enemy lines, brother brother relationship, storytelling, german soldier ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
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 7.2
 10K
Theeb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, exciting
Plot: desert, world war one, survival, coming of age, adventure, danger, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, british soldier, arab, journey ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, jordan, saudi arabia, africa
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Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, battles, danger, adventure, heroic mission, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, violence, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
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Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, state affairs, escapades, daring rescue, war, danger, adventurer, investigation, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
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Another Country (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, Guy Bennett and Tommy Judd are friends because they are both outsiders in their own ways. Bennett is openly gay, Judd is a Marxist. It explores his homosexuality and exposure to Marxism, while examining the hypocrisy and snobbery ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, factual, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, social differences, society, romance, golden years, youth, boarding school life, gender, coming of age, young love ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 1930s
Place: england, russia, europe, britain, soviet union ...
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The McKenzie Break (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A German U-Boat commander and 600 prisoners plan a daring escape from a PoW camp in Scotland.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: military, soldier, world war two, prison, battles, captivity, prison life, survival, war, danger, human spirit, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: scotland, london
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, resistance, war, invasion, allies, german, military, navy, military life, battle zone, officers and cadets ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, english channel ...
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The Story of Adele H (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: lieutenant, romance, love, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love letter, downfall, officer, obsession, delusion, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: france, canada, europe, nova scotia, caribbean
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 6.8
 3K
Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, tense, exciting
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, military, castle, romance, love and romance, battles, prison life, love triangle, confined, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, warsaw poland
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 5.3
 2K
Trench 11 (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the final days of WWI a shell-shocked soldier must lead a mission deep beneath the trenches to stop a German plot that could turn the tide of the war.
Style: disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, tense, psychotronic
Plot: parasite, bio weapon, human experiment, soldier, disease, trench, bunker, world war one, infection, mad scientist, sole survivor, infected ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918
Place: france
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Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: siege, military, soldier, heroes, napoleonic wars, british soldier, adventure, against the rules, heroic mission, isolation, danger, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
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Sharpe's Gold (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: military, heroes, adventurer, battles, behind enemy lines, soldier, british soldier, napoleonic wars, kidnapping, battle zone, tough heroes, war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
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Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is found dead the next morning, Sharpe is arrested and brought ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, behind enemy lines, battles, heroes, military, napoleonic wars, british soldier, legal, false accusation, battle zone, tough heroes, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, france
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bathsheba Everdine, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and becomes romantically involved with three widely divergent men.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, epic
Audience: date night
Plot: farm, british soldier, shepherd, countryside, love triangle, social differences, society, couples, looking for love, romance, couple relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: europe, england
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The House on Chelouche Street (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fatherless family immigrates to Israel from Egypt during the British Mandate period. The film traces the hardships the family suffers in the politically unstable country.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sincere
Plot: coming of age, british soldier, loss of virginity, widow, labor strike, teenage boy, teenager, communist, virgin, hopes, boarding school life, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: israel, palestine
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 7.7
 35K
Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, exciting, epic ...
Plot: british army, siege, military, human spirit, battles, native, soldier, war, british empire, survival, against the odds, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1960s, 60s
Place: south africa, africa, england
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Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, ...
Style: scary, surreal, atmospheric, gothic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hell, slasher, demon, supernatural, blood, mental institution, maze, good versus evil, betrayal, skin, pain, mattress ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, tokyo
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 7.4
 441
Tumbledown (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film centres on the experiences of Robert Lawrence MC (played by Colin Firth), an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands War of 1982. While fighting at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown, Lawrence is shot in the head by an Argentine ...
Plot: british soldier, physical disability, war veteran, brain damage, paralysis, head injury, handicapped, rehabilitation, disability
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Sharpe's Revenge (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sharpe is framed as the thief who stole Napolean's gold, and he must clear his name to avoid execution. Meanwhile his wife Jane - urged on by a friend - makes some questionable choices.
Plot: napoleonic wars, british soldier
Time: 19th century
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Sharpe's Justice (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Napoleon has been exiled to Elba, the English have returned from the wars, and Major Richard Sharpe finds himself in a sort of exile to lead a company of Yorkshire Yeomen. His duties include protecting mill owners from restless workers who are on ...
Plot: mill, british soldier, revenge, half brother, british army, fictional biography, homecoming
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire
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 8.1
 142K
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him for a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to ...
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, aristocracy, jealousy, nobility, debt, social climbing, glory, escapades, dishonesty, irony, spy, soldier ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s, 1770s
Place: ireland, england, europe, belgium, berlin germany
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 5.9
 120K
The Great Wall (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Style: exciting, captivating, surprise ending, psychotronic, absurd ...
Plot: monster, siege, dark fantasy, creature, archer, warrior, army, attack, courage, good versus evil, heroism, massacre ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 11th century
Place: china, latin america, egypt
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The Song of Names (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, Hungary, UK, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man searching for his childhood best friend — a Polish violin prodigy orphaned in the Holocaust — who vanished decades before on the night of his first public performance.
Style: suspenseful, touching, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violinist, holocaust, musician, family relations, child prodigy, world war two, flashback, disappearance, polish, violin, tragedy, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 1952, year 1951, year 1953, year 1943
Place: israel, poland, new york, london, england ...
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 5.0
 475
Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, tense, cinema verite ...
Plot: behind enemy lines, survival, military, murder, soldier, friendship, escape, pursuit, betrayal, prisoner, captured, world war two ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: congo, cambodia, vietnam, normandy, germany
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 6.8
 27K
Tolkien (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: male friendship, friendship between men, world war one, boys' school, class differences, coming of age, young soldier, male protagonist, soldier, teenage boy, group of friends, friendship between boys ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1971, year 1916 ...
Place: oxford university
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The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
Style: philosophical, clever, intellectual, based on true events, educational film ...
Plot: mathematician, genius, mathematics, husband wife relationship, scientist, indian lead, university, doctor, imagination, science, discovery, chosen one ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914, post world war one, year 1976
Place: england, india, bombay india
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King of Hearts (1966)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ornithologist mistaken for an explosives expert is sent alone into a small French town during WWI to investigate a garbled report from the resistance about a bomb which the departing Germans have set to blow up a weapons cache.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: world war one, anti war, hospital, soldier, war, small town, heroes, comedy of errors, small town life, mistaken identity, village, psychopath ...
Time: 1910s, 18th century
Place: france, germany
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